Bristol Baseball Club is kicking off 2017 with special introductory sessions for people wanting to play the sport in the area.
The first session will be held on Sunday 29th January 2017 from 9.30am until 12.00 noon at Clifton College Sports Centre in Guthrie Road, Bristol and will be run by former GB star Tom Hollies. The club provides gloves, bats and balls.
For the first time ever the club will also be holding an introductory session in Bath at Kingswood School on Lansdown Road on Sunday 26th March 2017 from 9.30am until 12.00 noon.
“Anyone who wants to try baseball is welcome whether they are completely new to the sport or have some experience here or are new to the Bristol and Bath area. We are also delighted to be able to hold an introductory session Bath for the first time ever,” said club chairman Richard Evans. “The session will cover all the basics of hitting, fielding and throwing and as well as Tom, other experienced players will be on hand to help.”
The club will also be holding six indoor training sessions at Clifton College throughout February and March before starting outdoor training.
People interested can register at the club’s website www.bristolbaseball.
co.uk. The cost of the introductory sessions is £5.00. The six indoor sessions are £45.00.
Bristol Baseball Club runs two teams that play in the South West Baseball League (SWBL) and is an amateur organisation that welcomes new and experienced players.